Birmingham City Council pledges to support the community sponsorship of Syrian refugees.

Birmingham City Council pledges to support the community sponsorship of Syrian refugees.

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Councillor Waseem Zaffar announced at the national refugee summit in Birmingham that Birmingham City Council will support the community sponsorship of Syrian refugees.

The Methodist Network, led by Rev David Butterworth, will offer to sponsor a family of four – with the support of Birmingham City Council and the Home Office – as part of the council leader’s commitment to welcome 500 refugees over the next five years.

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